Outdoor Adventures Await at the 2019 Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow March 21-24

Kickoff spring and prepare for the ‘Great Outdoors’ at the Northwest Sportshow, featuring a preview of the NEW Sea Life Aquarium ‘Brave the Rainforest’ Exhibit, plus hundreds of outdoor products and travel destinations

1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Minneapolis, Minn. – January 31, 2019 – The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow travels back to the Minneapolis Convention Center March 21-24, 2019 welcoming outdoor enthusiasts of all ages to gear up for warmer weather. In addition to hundreds of boats for sale, outfitters and resorts, and the latest accessories for hunting, fishing and camping, the annual event includes fun for all ages including the NEW Sea Life Aquarium ‘Brave the Rainforest’ Exhibit, complete with piranha and flying cockroaches.

Additional highlights of the 2019 sportshow include the Lowrance Marine Electronic University to boost marine technology know-how; Ducks Unlimited Room featuring education about wetlands and waterfowl conservation with classes for kids and adults; and professional casting demonstrations at the Hawg Trough, a 5,000 gallon fish tank.Families can take part in show favorites like the Trout Pond and Adventure Trail Pass, plus Create-a-Crankbait, where they can make and take home their own bait.

Plus, show goers can take advantage of Super Thursday, which includes a $5 ticket after 5:00p.m., Thursday-only special offers on a variety of boats and outdoors products, drink specials, and more.

Thursday, March 21                         1pm–9pm
Friday, March 22                   12pm– 9pm
Saturday, March 23              10am–8pm
Sunday, March 24                 10am–5pm
Minneapolis Convention Center 
1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Tickets can be purchased in advance at or onsite the day of the show. Cost for tickets: 
Adults (13 and older): $14.00 
Youth (12 and under): FREE with paid adult 
Active Military: FREE - Present military ID at the box office onsite 
Senior Day, Thursday, March 21 only, ages 62+: $11.00
Editor’s Note: Preview photos are available upon request. FREE wireless will be available in the exhibit halls during show hours. Contact Bonnie Harris at 612-801-0912 for more information. 
The Progressive® Insurance Northwest Sportshow®: The Progressive Insurance Northwest Sportshow is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat and sportshows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, please visit or contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.           
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